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Hulman Building

Hulman Building

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a.k.a. Morris Plan (Central Union Bank)

24 NW 4th St
Evansville, IN

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1929 Hulman Building is completed
1932 Central Union Bank closes Depression
1938 SIGECO building


4th and sycamore
District: Downtown
Latitude: 37.97219552018
Longitude: -87.5717908144
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Style: Art Deco / Modern Movement, Other
Architect: McGuire & Shook (Indianapolis)



10 story, site of old ymca first tall building of modern movement completed in 1929 rivaling citizens bank and old national bank buildings central union bank merger of morris plan and mercantile commercial bank bank failed, (moved back?) crashed during depression jan 11 1932 forced to close later occupied by southern indiana gas and electric co in 1938 1978 restored first floor lobby central union / union central bank, now sigeco/Vectren building designed by indianapolis firm mcguire and shook art deco acquired by the hulman family (terre haute) of indy 500 fame mid 1930s getting name

now Evansville Commerce Bank

See also

Evansville Press article - How new bank will look (12/9/1928) Businesses / Commercial Downtown district

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